The AFAC and Bushfire CRC Conference is Australasia’s premier emergency management conference, staged by the industry, for the industry. The conference program addresses key issues facing our sector and contributes to a knowledge sharing and learning culture within fire, land management and emergency service agencies, and across the broader industry.
The 2012 conference (28-31 August) in Perth attracted more than 1300 delegates from across Australia, New Zealand, the Asia-Pacific Region, the US and Europe.
AFAC represents all fire, land management and emergency service agencies in Australia and New Zealand. The Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre is the peak research body for the fire industry in this region.
Key activities across the four days include:
- Research Forum - Tuesday 28 August
- Two day conference program - Wednesday 29 August - Thursday 30 August
- Professional Development Program - Friday 31 August
The theme of the conference was Diverse Country. Common Ground.